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anything that is injurious, destructive, or fatal

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a harmful or corrupting agency

a software program capable of reproducing itself and usually capable of causing great harm to files or other programs on the same computer

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Isolation of deer tick virus (Powassan virus, lineage II) from Ixodes scapularis and detection of antibody in vertebrate hosts sampled in the Hudson Valley, New York State.
While many of these infections are mild, severe deer tick virus infections can lead to brain inflammation, which causes permanent brain or nerve damage in about half of patients and has a fatality rate of around 15 percent.
Nucleotide sequencing and serological evidence that the recently recognized deer tick virus is a genotype of Powassan virus.
deer tick virus); Minnesota's first case in 2008 was identified as a deer tick virus infection, but the lineage was unknown for the other 16 cases.
Both prototypic (POWV) and deer tick virus (DTV) genotypes exist (6,9).